Top 5 Things to Consider When Teaching a Child With Autism to Swim

It is summer time and that automatically means many, many hours at the pool.

If your kids are anything like mine, we could live in the pool and they would not even bat an eye. They love to swim. From the very start, swim safety has been a priority in our family. As with any child, being safe in the water is important. Each year, there are hundreds of children who have died from drowning because their parents did not take the necessary precautions.

So, when considering a summer at the pool, what types of considerations need to be made for a child with autism?

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